CicLAvia South LA
Dec 7, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The South LA route will connect beautiful Leimert Park with historic Central Avenue, traveling along Martin Luther King Boulevard.
The poorly named event series of shutting down streets around LA continues this weekend. Those attending can walk, run or bicycle in the street with food and music vendors.
This comes on the recent news of the Governors Highway Safety Association, I've never heard of them either, which has ranked California as the deadliest state for cyclists.
LAist has even more disparaging statistics.
Top Gear has made a series of commercials to help enlightened cyclist in England on how they can be more safe on the roads in their country, but they work just as well here.